Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers the website at Any links from this site to other web sites are not covered by this policy.

All users

The AGREE Research Trust will not disclose your personal information to any third party organizations without your prior agreement.

Information is hosted in a secure environment, and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Registered users

When you register as an AGREE website user, you create your own profile. Your user name will be visible to other registered users when you participate in a Group Appraisal co-ordinated by them.

Profile information is used by the AGREE Research Trust to provide you access to its website.

In addition, the AGREE Research Trust will use your personal information to:

  • administer your profile with us;
  • provide you with notification of portal information;
  • resolve technical issues that may arise;
  • provide a record of correspondence with you, whether by telephone or email to resolve any technical support issues based on your request; and
  • provide you with the opportunity to give us feedback about the platform.

If you would like to deactivate your My AGREE PLUS account, please contact us and include the username and email address of the account you would like to deactivate. Please note that deactivating your account is permanent and all appraisals contained in the account will be deleted as well.


All information that you provide via My AGREE PLUS (e.g. ratings of practice guidelines) are private and are only shared by the individual user employing the sharing facilities provided, i.e. URL, PDF or social media.

Data is stored indefinitely in a secure location.  However, we cannot guarantee access to data at all times and can accept no responsibility for any loss incurred as a result of use of our website.


The web site monitors access to the site for the purpose of system administration usage monitoring. This employs “cookies”. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Every time the browser obtains a page from the server this cookie message is sent back. A cookie can be used to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Your use of the AGREE website signifies your agreement to these terms.